Posts Tagged ‘Persistence’

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051 – Miners find gold in data mullock

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 12, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

It often pays to take a risk, to move out of silos and invite external input. This podcast gives a powerful example of where this paid off for one CEO.

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046 – Work the plan and work with the people

Posted by  Anecdote International —August 26, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

In this episode of the Storytelling Podcast, Luke Brown explains how even if everything is planned to perfection, people are always an unknowable variable.

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044 – Navigating like clockwork

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 30, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

Imagine having the answer everyone is looking for, but no one is listening to you. This week’s episode talks about the importance of keeping an open mind.

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042 – Seasoned speed skaters savvy strategy

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Not every accident comes out of the blue. This episode talks about how the correct planning can allow you to take advantage when misfortune strikes.

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038 – Dolphin kicks out number one

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This story contrasts Michael Phelps’ swims at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Learn some valuable business points on not becoming complacent and staying on top.

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032 – Dyson innovation really sucks

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 30, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

The story of how James Dyson designed and produced the first bagless vacuum cleaner is one of perseverance and iteration. We know the ending of …

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019 – Three feet away from the gold seam

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 24, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

It takes a lot of hard work and persistence to do something great. Naturally, if the goal is a big one it’s going to be …

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015 – Empty bunks in tall ships

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 18, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

It’s Mark’s turn to share a story, and so he tells a great one of how Janusz Kamiemski wanted to come to Australia but didn’t …

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Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 10, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication

Thomas Jefferson was a great believer in luck, and he found that the harder he worked the luckier he got. His friend and fellow signatory …

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As a business person, why care about storytelling?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 11, 2009
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Leadership Posts, Strategy

In 1993, as the co-founder of photographic library startup, I travelled to Los Angeles to check out one of America’s largest commercial photographic collections. Remarkably …

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